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Monument Number 1029849

Hob Uid: 1029849
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Exmoor
Grid Ref : SS7640038360
Summary : A slight circular earthern bank measuring 0.3m high and 6.2m in diameter. The feature has been interpreted as a prehistoric cairn which has been subject to robbing.
More information : At SS 7641 3836 is a slight circular earthen bank, 0.3m high, and 6.2m in diameter. The interior is 0.2m below the surrounding ground surface and is occupied by several stones, one of which is upright. It is 0.3m high, 0.35m long and 0.25m wide; the surface of the stone is not eroded.

It is possibly a robbed cairn, the stones being the robbed so displacing the contents of the mound.

The feature is possibly that recorded by source 1a. (1, 1a)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Wilson-North W R 15-NOV-1994 RCHME Field Investigation.
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Source Number : 1a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : McDonnell R Archaeological Survey for Exmoor National Park, 1993-1994. Field Record No: 251.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Prehistoric
Display Date : Prehistoric
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -500000
Monument Type : Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 73 NE 70
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Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: WEST EXMOOR PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1996-12-31